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Who Are We?

The GCVHF is established to promote, preserve, and share the cultural and family heritages of Grayson County, Virginia. We help researchers and families find and understand materials on our site and on related websites. We also have volunteers and resources at our office in Independence, Virginia.

Genealogy and History Help We want to help novice and experienced researchers!

Whatever your experience or knowledge level of the Grayson area, the GCVHF is ready to help you achieve your research goals.
The Foundation is open every Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The office is closed on holidays, including the Friday after Thanksgiving and between Christmas and New Year’s Day. If you cannot visit the office during normal office hours, please contact us to try to arrange an appointment for another day. Contact us at least a week before your planned visit. If possible, one of our office volunteers will assist you.
The best way to contact us is via email at You can also call us during Friday office hours at (276) 773-2126 to discuss your research interests.
We can use your help! There are many ways you can contribute:
  • Local Grayson volunteers are needed to help with records management, courthouse research, office coverage, order shipping, etc.
  • Volunteers anywhere can help with publications, website updates, accounting, research blog topics, etc.
  • Books or unpublished materials related to Grayson County are always appreciated, either as contributions or loans.
  • Cash donations are always welcome. Click the PayPal button to the right. We value every donation—no matter the amount.

GCVHF Office Location